06.12.2016 in Current News

Teacher candidates use drama to explore sustainability and global citizenship

Faculty of Education teacher candidates at the Regent Park site participated in a drama workshop in November to explore sustainability issues and global citizenship through a social justice lens.

07.10.2016 in Top Stories

York U marks sustainability with a month of informative activities

York University has put together a number of events to mark Campus Sustainability Month. The activities will take place in the Red Zone in Vari Hall on Oct. 11 and 18, from 10am to 2pm each day.

15.05.2016 in Top Stories

Professor Emeritus David Bell receives the Harry Jerome Award for his dedication to sustainability

Faculty of Environmental Studies Professor Emeritus David Bell is the recipient of the 2016 Harry Jerome President’s Award in recognition of a lifetime of service to education and sustainability.

27.04.2016 in Top Stories

York University celebrates its sustainability leaders

Four individuals and one group were honoured for their work in sustainability and were named the 2016 recipients of the President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards on Earth Day, Friday, April 22. The winners are Nicole Arsenault, Jose Etcheverry, the Finance Department, Mark Terry and John Wilson.

27.04.2016 in Current News

York announces another achievement in sustainability commitment

Two more York University facilities have earned a Silver LEED certification — York Lions Stadium and the Ignat Kaneff Building. The announcement came during the University’s Earth Day events, April 22.

20.03.2016 in Top Stories

York University Task Force on Sustainability Research releases its final report

The York University Task Force on Sustainability Research has released its final report, which highlights the task force’s recommendations for the continued support, cultivation, integration and dissemination of York University’s sustainability research.

15.03.2016 in Current News

Annual Sustainability Fair this Friday features the new Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

The annual York University Sustainability Fair takes place this Friday, March 18 from 10am to 4pm. The first portion of the day features tabling from sustainability clubs and organizations along with the Seeds of Hope poster exhibit The second portion of day takes place in the Senate chamber with a Q&A session with the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Dianne Saxe.

01.03.2016 in Campus Notes

Deadline extended to March 4 for President's Sustainability Leadership Awards

The nomination period for the President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards is now open. The awards recognize students, faculty and staff who are contributing to making York University a leader in sustainability among postsecondary institutions. The nomination deadline has been extended from Feb. 29 to March 4.

24.02.2016 in Current News

Deadline extended to March 4 for President's Sustainability Leadership Awards

The nomination period for the President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards is now open. The awards recognize students, faculty and staff who are contributing to making York University a leader in sustainability among postsecondary institutions. The nomination deadline has been extended from Feb. 29 to March 4.

23.02.2016 in Top Stories

York University releases latest Annual Sustainability Report

The past year has seen many impressive achievements, including the phase out of bottled water sales on campus, the opening of the new Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence (built to LEED Gold standards) and the unveiling of a new solar electric vehicle charging station on the Keele campus.

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